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Mount Edna is one of Europe's most active volcanoes and also it's highest at 3350 meters. Like Mount St Helens, it has a horse-shoe shaped caldera. The summit has four active craters with many small ash cones on the flanks. The volcano is in a permanent state of low-level activity and in recent years has had some spectacular eruptions. It is a stratovolcano and is about 2,5 million years old.

Use these co-ordinates to get to Mount Etna with Google Earth: 37.7565138997, 15.0129413467


Smithsonian Institution, multiple contributors. 2003. Earth. Pages 182-183 in Luhr JF, ed. Mountains and Volcanoes. New York: Dorling Kindersley Limited.